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Comedies big for holiday moviegoing

English.news.cn   2014-01-03 09:41:44            

By Xu Wei

BEIJING, Jan. 2 (Xinhuanet) -- Blockbuster movies that traditionally have fought it out at the box office during the Christmas and New Year’s holiday season have most often been action-packed “costume” dramas from big name filmmakers. Despite lavish scenes and kung fu elements, they usually are criticized for a lack of originality.

But things have changed. This year, movie buffs are being presented with a more diverse menu of hesuipian, or New Year’s films. The movies cover a wide range of genres and subjects and most are small and medium-sized productions with budgets no greater than 120 million yuan (US$19.7 million).

Heartwarming comedy films are likely to do best at the box office this season, said Shi Chuan, vice president of the Shanghai Film Association and a veteran film critic.

(Source: Shanghai Daily)

Editor: Yang Yi
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